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Rio by Night | Bars Circuit (Private Tour)

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What to Expect
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Stop At: Carioca Aqueduct, Rua Riachuelo 27, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20230-010 Brazil

This trendy area is located in the heart of the city center in a traditional neighborhood in old downtown known from the diversity of Brazilian culture, popular music and gastronomy

Duration: 3 hours
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Important Information
Departure Point
Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Traveler pickup is offered
All Hotels located in the areas of: Copacabana, Ipanema and Leblon
Return Details
Carioca Aqueduct, Lapa, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 20031-040, Brazil
  • Hotel pick-up (only selected hotels)
  • Licensed Tour Guide
  • Walking Tour
  • Hotel drop-off
  • Meals and drinks
  • Club admission
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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By: Rio Smile Tours
76 Reviews
Great day seeing Rio
Patricia was fabulous, a great day seeing Rio for the first time. Completely flexible and generous with her knowledge thank you for showing me your wonderful city ! I'll be back....
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Daly City, California
Great day --- Fantastic Memories!!!!!
If you're heading to Rio, scheduling a tour with Patricia from Rio Smile Tours is a MUST! My daughter and I visited Rio in early July and went on a day tour of Christ the Redeemer, Sugar Loaf Mountain and a bbq lunch hosted by Patricia from Rio Smile Tours. The tour kicked off pretty early (7 a.m.) but it was well worth it! We were first in line at Christ the Redeemer and had first class experiences throughout the day due to Patricia's excellent organizational skills, knowledge and expertise of Rio. We will definitely go to Rio Smile Tours first for site seeing and local expertise on our next trip to Rio. I highly recommend you take time to tour with Patricia at Rio Smile Tours!
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
2 day visit by Cruise Ship
We planned our days in advance and a group of us booked with Patricia. This was an excellent choice. On Day 1 she was at the cruise terminal to meet us when we disembarked from our ship and we spend the whole day visiting the highlights of Rio. On Day 2 we went to the Imperial city of Petropolis where we learnt something of Brazilian history as well as getting away from the extreme heat of Rio and seeing something of the countryside. Patricia is an excellent guide, very friendly and knowledgeable. I will certainly be in touch with her if we ever visit Rio again.
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Phenomenal City Tour!!
Patricia is awesome!! She is warm and lovely and will make sure you have a wonderful time! She knows her city inside out and showed me around with joy and enthusiasm. We visited all the stunning sights of Rio including Christ, Sugar Loaf Mountain, the Selarón Steps and the Arches of Lapa. We also had lunch in Santa Teresa (which I would highly recommend!) Along the way she provided interesting stories and commentary of all the places we visited plus some others that we drove past or that I asked her about. She is very flexible and will try to accomodate all of yours needs. Also, she has connections all over the city and will go out of her way to help you in any way, or find someone that can. I found her via her website (Rio Smile Tours). Definitely check it out if you are after some more information. I highly recommend her!! Jay :)
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Steven S
Basking Ridge, New Jersey
Flexible and Accomodating Guide
For us biggest advantage of tour with Patricia was her flexibility and ability to accommodate our needs. We spent two days in Rio with her on a private tour and every day was probably 6 times more productive then following days with the group. She listen to customers and give you options that can match your needs. She has enough connections in local community and guide experience to suggest local charming restaurant, handgliding tour, translate and negotiate price on local fruit market , find good photo shoot , and just chat with customers or give them a chance to relax in a car. Patricia by herself is part of a Rio and has unique nice local personality. Just opposite to mechanical voice of hop-on hop-off tour bus.
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Bernried, Germany
Great experience!
Thanks a lot Patricia! Great trip in Rio de Janeiro to cristo redentor, sugar loaf mountain and maracana stadium!
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Sharrief T
Family and friends in Rio!
My wife and I have traveled the world, one of our best and most exciting family trips was to Rio de Janeiro, the trip was made extra special by our guide patracia, she was amazing! Always keeping our safety number one, she took us to places where local eat and we got to party with locals on a bar crawl,i can't say enough about patchi and the way she took such good care of use, she knowledge of the country was amazing she is the best!!!!!
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Auckland Central, New Zealand
Awesome Favela Experience with Patricia
Our Santa Marta Experience with Patricia turned out to be one of the best highlight in Rio. She spoke perfect English and very patience throughout the whole experience. We felt safe the whole time while we in the Favela, had some amazing encounter with the locals (Included a football game with the local kids). See for yourself of our experience with Patricia on our youtube video, just search "Airmaxton". We highly recommend Patricia when visiting Rio, She will look after you and your family.
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sea of tranquility
2 day private tour of Rio
We were a family of 5 from Canada, here to board a SA cruise starting from Rio. We decided to arrive a bit earlier for a pre-cruise stay in Rio. Normally, when I travel with just my wife, I just research online and explore on our own by public transit. But with 2 elderly parents in tow this time, i'm glad we decided on the private tour guide route. And I'm even more glad that I chose Patricia from Rio Smile Tours. I did much research online before deciding on Rio Smile tours. But Patricia offered the winning combination of good prices, a new roomy vehicle (that could also accommodate all our luggage), and excellent reviews from past clients. Day 1 - we concentrated on the A-list attractions with extended visits to Christ the Redeemer and Sugarloaf. My family did not want to be rushed at these major attractions and a private tour afforded us all time that we required. We also had a nice relaxed lunch with Patricia in the Urca neighbourhood where she helped us navigate the menu and the ordering. As today was also embarkation day on our cruise, we had our luggage with us the whole day, safely in the vehicle, looked after by her driver the entire time. Patricia dropped us off at the cruise terminal at the end of day. Day 2 - after pick-up from the cruise terminal, we concentrated on all the B-list attractions in the city and there were many. We visited many scenic view points such as Mirante Dona Marta, Chinese Vista, and Mirante Do Leblon. We stopped at the Selaron steps, Sambodrome, Maracanã, and Rodrigo de Freitas Lake. We did extended stops at the Botanical Garden and Parque Lage. Patricia took us to a local restaurant in Ipanema (where the song 'Girl from Ipanema' was written) for a delicious relaxed lunch and we ended the day with a wonderful visit to Confeitaria Colombo for a coffee and pastry. Along the way she also managed to take us to her preferred currency exchange guy for great rates. I am so glad I chose Rio Smile tours and that I insisted that Patricia herself be our guide. She is a lovely, warm, friendly person with a very calm demeanor in a busy, busy city. Her driver is also a gentleman who drives calmly and patiently. Thank you for the wonderful memories.
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Amazing Rio tour with Patricia
Patricia is very friendly and knowledgeable as a tour guide, she can basically meet all your requirements to make your trip unforgettable. Night tour was awesome in Lapa, strongly recommend!
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Personal tour trow the Sant Marta Favela
This is a very nice tour through Sant Marta Favela. our guide Patricia is very pleasant and knowledgeable. This is one of the best tours we've ever done. You really get to meet the inhabitants of the favela and see how it lives.
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Wanda Y
Vancouver, Canada
The perfect guide for a personal tour
Patricia is the perfect person to show you Rio! She is lovely, warm and friendly and a pleasure to be with! She will thoughtfully take all your wishes into consideration and arrange a personalized tour for you. She shared many stories about Brazilian people and culture, which made our experience even more enjoyable. We were chauffeured around at a comfortable pace by her excellent driver, who played bossa nova music for us, like The Girl from Ipanema. I would highly recommend Patricia to anyone and I know you will have a fantastic tour with her!
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Keerbergen, Belgium
Fantastic trip: Rio in 1 day
I was for a meeting in Rio. I had some time the last day and i thought maybe i can find some tour to see Rio. What a experience with Patricia. We saw all the big spots, but she telled about everything in Rio. When I come back i would take a new tour.
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New York City, New York
Rio City Tour
Great experience! Due to flight problems we actually missed our tour and they were so great and worked with our schedule to try and fit in as much as possible a different day. It was also so nice to have a guide who knew the area and knew when and where to go to avoid crazy crowds. Very nice to have a private guide just for our group as well! Nothing but good things to say!
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Limmat N
Best Personalized Rio Tour in a Day!
What differentiates Patricia as a tour guide is her authentic passion to personalize her tour. For example, our tour did not include Favela so we asked her in the morning when we met if she could make it possible for us to do it. In a few minutes she was able to make all the arrangements for a Favela tour guide and a lunch place at Favela where we would be comfortable. The added tour was superb! Patricia also tells us exactly where to position ourselves in the cable cars so we can get the best view when going up and down. That may seem a small thing but for tourists like us who want to make the most of the day, her tips are so valuable. At the end, we felt so good that we were like having a tour with a local friend, not a guide! We will highly recommend Patricia to our friends and colleagues!!! Bravo Patricia!👏🏼
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